Quotes by cheerfulness
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British writer 1819-1875
Being forced to work, and forced to do your best, will breed in you temperance and self-control, diligence and strength of will, cheerfulness and content, and a hundred virtues which the idle will never know.
Exercise ferments the humors, casts them into their proper channels, throws off redundancies, and helps nature in those secret distributions, without which the body cannot subsist in its vigor, nor the soul act with cheerfulness.
Mirth is like a flash of lightning, that breaks through a gloom of clouds, and glitters for a moment; cheerfulness keeps up a kind of daylight in the mind, and fills it with a steady and perpetual serenity.
Albert J. Nock
American libertarian author 1870-1945
As might be supposed, my parents were quite poor, but we somehow never seemed to lack anything we needed, and I never saw a trace of discontent or a failure in cheerfulness over their lot in life, as indeed over anything.
English writer 1812-1870
Cheerfulness and contentment are great beautifiers and are famous preservers of youthful looks.
Edwin P. Whipple
American essay writer 1819-1886
Cheerfulness in most cheerful people, is the rich and satisfying result of strenuous discipline.
Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health and is as friendly to the mind as to the body.
British Novelist 1816-1855
Cheerfulness, it would appear, is a matter which depends fully as much on the state of things within, as on the state of things without and around us.
Irish writer 1727-1805
Cheerfulness, sir, is the principle ingredient in the composition of health.
English writer 1812-1870
I feel an earnest and humble desire, and shall till I die, to increase the stock of harmless cheerfulness.
American politician 1745-1813
Mirth, and even cheerfulness, when employed as remedies in low spirits, are like hot water to a frozen limb.
American writer 1934-
Perhaps nothing is so depressing an index of the inhumanity of the male-supremacist mentality as the fact that the more genial human traits are assigned to the underclass: affection, response to sympathy, kindness, cheerfulness.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
German writer and poet 1749-1832
Since Time is not a person we can overtake when he is gone, let us honor him with mirth and cheerfulness of heart while he is passing.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
So of cheerfulness, or a good temper, the more it is spent, the more it remains.
Christian Nevell Bovee
American writer 1820-1904
The cheerful live longest in years, and afterwards in our regards. Cheerfulness is the off-shoot of goodness.
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